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Premiership Women’s Rugby appoints IMG

Premiership Women’s Rugby (PWR) has appointed IMG to drive the development of its new digital and content channels strategy.  The partnership will focus on growing the digital audience for the Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby competition and the Allianz Cup and deepening the engagement of both Premiership Women’s Rugby and its clubs with fans in the […]

October 4, 2023

England rugby league internationals on BBC

BBC Sport will air live and exclusive coverage of five internationals involving three England rugby league teams this autumn, including a rematch of the 2022 Wheelchair Final between England and France. Tom Halliwell’s World Cup winners will return to action for the first time since their 28-24 triumph against the French in a rematch against […]

September 8, 2023

Linius appoints McNeill as director

Linius has annnnounced the appointment of Barry McNeill as its new director. McNeill has over 20 years of experience in Sports Management and Sports Technology. He has led multiple sport-tech companies through rapid growth phases as CEO at Catapult Sports and Prozone, which was acquired by StatsPerform in 2015. Linius has clients across a wide […]

November 24, 2022

All Rugby League World Cup games on BBC

For the first time in Rugby League World Cup history, all 61 games from the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments will be broadcast live on free-to-air UK television on the BBC. The tournament, which takes palce in England, kicks off with England taking on Samoa on BBC One on October 15th. The finals will take […]

September 28, 2022

NRL on Premier Sports in Asia

Premier Sports has secured the rights  to extensive coverage of the NRL in South East Asia and the Indian sub-continent for 2022. The NRL kick’s off on March 10th and Premier Sports will have 3 live matches and a comprehensive highlights programme from every round. In addition, Premier Sports will broadcast the NRL Finals Series, […]

February 7, 2022

Premier Sports on Amazon Prime Channels

Premier Sports and Amazon have agreed a distribution deal that will see all five channels under the Premier Sports umbrella made available to residential customers on Prime Video Channels in the UK – Premier Sports 1, Premier Sports 2, LaLigaTV, FreeSports and BoxNation. Amazon Prime members can access all five channels as an add-on subscription […]

December 13, 2021

Premier Sports home of Monday Night Rugby League

The Betfred Championship will have a new home from 2022, as the RFL has confirmed a two-year broadcast partnership with Premier Sports. Under the partnership, Premier Sports will provide live and exclusive coverage from the start of the season in early 2022 to the Play-Offs in the autumn culminating in the Million Pound Game – […]

October 7, 2021

GB Lions doc on iPlayer

A new documentary about the Great Britain Rugby League Lions 2019 tour to the southern hemisphere is coming to BBC iPlayer. Once Were Lions comes to BBC iPlayer on November 21st, and follows the GB Lions as they tour New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Given unprecedented access to the Lions’ first tour in 12 […]

November 9, 2020